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Pâté recipes

Pâté recipes

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Indulge yourself with our top pâté recipes. From fish, meat or vegetarian smooth parfaits to rustic terrines, there's a range of pâtés to choose from.

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  • Chicken liver & pineau pâté

    Chicken liver & pineau pâté

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.29 ratings

    A rich, sweet pâté recipe using pineau - a sherry-like aperitif - great as a dinner party starter.

  • Gordon's rustic pâté

    Gordon's rustic pâté

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.20 ratings

    An impressive starter from Gordon Ramsay, that's surprisingly simple to put together. Make it a few days ahead to allow the flavours to develop

  • Chicken liver parfait served in a ramekin

    Chicken liver parfait

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Get your dinner party off to a great start with a silky-smooth chicken liver parfait. Serve with toasted brioche and a sweet chutney for an indulgent starter

  • Smoked mackerel pâté with French bread & horseradish

    Easy smoked mackerel pâté

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    This relaxed mackerel pâté starter can be whizzed up in just 15 minutes - and it won't break the bank either

  • Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    Smoked salmon, dill & lemon paté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.38 ratings

    Five minutes is all you need to whip up this creamy fish dish, great served as a dip or starter

  • Velvety duck liver parfait

    Velvety duck liver parfait

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 ratings

    A little parfait makes Christmas complete, try making your own with Barney's festive recipe

  • Ham hock & mustard terrine

    Ham hock & mustard terrine

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.12 ratings

    Cured slow-cooked pork is a great foundation for a coarse pâté style starter and can be made in advance

  • Mushroom & tarragon pâté

    Mushroom & tarragon pâté

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    This low-fat, easy pâté is a perfect vegetarian starter

  • Country terrine with black pepper & thyme

    Country terrine with black pepper & thyme

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.8 ratings

    A rustic terrine with French toasts makes an excellent starter for a special meal and it costs very little to make

  • Smoked salmon terrine

    Smoked salmon terrine

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.11 ratings

    A show-stopping layered fish centrepiece with cream cheese and lemon filling, flavoured with dill and chives

  • Chicken liver & raisin pâté

    Chicken liver & raisin pâté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    This delicious, unashamedly rich starter is the sort of dish that makes entertaining stress-free, as it can be made up to three days ahead

  • Country terrine

    Country terrine

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Whether served as a starter or part of a buffet, Barney's smart make-ahead terrine will be sure to impress

  • Smoked mackerel & horseradish cups

    Smoked mackerel & horseradish cups

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Quick and impressive, John Torode's no-cook, mackerel pâté starter won't keep you in the kitchen for long

  • Silky chicken liver parfait tart

    Silky chicken liver parfait tart

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    If you're not a confident pastry-maker, you can use shop-bought pastry - you'll find it easier to handle and the result will still be delicious

  • Chicken liver pâté

    Chicken liver pâté

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.12 ratings

    James Martin's luxuriously rich dinner party starter can be made up to two days in advance for fuss-free entertaining - serve with toasted brioche, cornichons and chutney.

  • Duck liver & gin parfait

    Duck liver & gin parfait

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    These individual portions of butter-topped paté can be frozen ahead for a dinner party with friends

  • Chicken liver & mushroom nests

    Chicken liver & mushroom nests

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    The rich earthy taste of mushroom pâté powers through these delicious little Christmas stuffing treats

  • Kipper pâté

    Kipper pâté

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Whizz up sustainable smoked fish with horseradish, lemon and cream cheese, plus a little spinach for colour, then serve with toast as a light starter

  • Smoked trout pâté & pitta crisps

    Smoked trout pâté & pitta crisps

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Cheaper than smoked salmon, this smoked trout dip makes a smart party nibble or simple starter

  • Smoked trout & horseradish pâté

    Smoked trout & horseradish pâté

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Whizz up this fish dip with hot tangy mustard notes, cream cheese, lemon and dill - great for a last minute party dish

  • Game terrine

    Game terrine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    John Torode shows how to prepare classic coarse set terrine with duck and mixed game of your choice

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